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July 26, 2021
My Transition Journey and Becoming My ‘True Self’
From coming out, to starting his medical transition at age 26, Xander has faced many changes – and many small victories – that have helped him become who he’s always wanted to be.
June 30, 2021
A TikTok Doctor Discusses LGBTQ+ Care and Providers Being Better Allies
Dr. Austin Chiang was nominated by GLAAD for “TikTok Queer Advocate of the Year.” Here, he shares what the recognition means for him and changes he wants to see.
June 21, 2021
Coming Out: Tips & Tools for Supporting LGBTQ+ Family & Friends
A licensed clinical social worker discusses the experience of “coming out” and how you can support and be an ally to LGBTQ+ family members and friends.
June 15, 2021
Why Telehealth is Not Meeting the Needs of African Americans with Diabetes
Mistrust in physicians kept some Black patients with diabetes from using these services during the pandemic.
January 12, 2021
A Call for Action Against Racism in Medicine
Worn from carrying the burden of fighting against racial injustice, a group of physicians pen a letter titled “Dear White People” asking colleagues in medicine to take up the cause of anti-racism.
December 22, 2020
A New LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice Focuses on Safe and Compassionate Care
This winter, Jefferson Health Haddonfield Primary & Specialty Care will open, providing a safe space for LGBTQ+ patients to seek inclusive, multidisciplinary care.
October 8, 2020
Allyship, Medicine and Meditation
Dr. Karolynn Echols shares how her experience as a Black woman in America shapes her allyship with her patients, including those within the LGBTQ+ community.
October 1, 2020
Not All Patients Are Offered the Same Effective Breast Cancer Treatment
Socioeconomic status and race could play a role in treatment decisions, according to new research.
September 16, 2020
Diversity and Inclusion in Health Care, Academics and Business
Episode 10 of The Health Nexus Podcast.
July 30, 2020
Confronting Racism in the Therapy Room
From microaggressions to advocacy, Dr. Shawn Blue talks about the challenges and responsibilities that come with being part of an underrepresented minority in the mental health space.
July 29, 2020
Grief and Prejudice – How Asian Americans Are Coping During the Pandemic
A Jefferson faculty shares her family’s experience of grieving the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, while facing racial prejudice and stigma.